Take into custody; "the police nabbed the suspected criminals".
Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging.
Hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of; "Arrest the downward trend"; "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia"; "Contain the rebel movement"; "Turn back the tide of communism".
Verbs of fighting, athletic activities.
Cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses".
Verbs of walking, flying, swimming.